December, 25 Mogilev started New Year celebrations with the parade of Fathers Frost, Snow Maidens and other fairy characters. 700 persons took part in the event. They represented almost all organizations of Mogilev.
The parade was followed by a special New Year program. Igor Shardyko, the deputy chief of Mogilev City Executive Committee, congratulated the citizens on coming holidays. In his words, New Year and Christmas have always symbolized hopes for the future; have brought warmth to our houses.”
Father Frost and citizens lit a New Year Tree and danced around it.